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of america will hold off on implementing the new fees until late next year. >>> we're back in a moment with the barrier breaking women proving they're every bit as tough as the guys. >>> retire the colors. ♪ >> thousands turned out today at naval station norfolk in virginia to see the world's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier officially retire from active duty. the "uss enterprise" is one of the most decorated ships in the history of the navy, serving in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis back in '62. >>> this week the aclu filed a federal lawsuit to lift the ban on women in combat in the u.s. military. while women are permitted to fly fighter jets and attack helicopters, pentagon policy prohibits female soldiers and marines from serving in direct ground combat roles. but as u.s. military leaders struggle over how to bring women into ground combat training, two young women soldiers have already proven they've got what it takes. we get their story tonight from our chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. >> come on, man. >> reporter: it's grueling, downrigh
. >> reporter: hi, brian. it's been a very busy day. the mayor of america's biggest city today urged congress, in fact, challenged congress and the white house to act, and the nra remains silent. surrounded by victims' families, michael bloomberg said enough talk, it's time to act. >> congress has to come up with something that stops this carnage, no matter what the political ramifications are. >> reporter: long an advocate for stricter gun regulation, bloomberg is pushing congress to close gun show loopholes and demand background checks of anyone who buys a gun. he wants a new assault weapons ban to replace the one that expired in 2004 and a ban on high-capacity ammo clips. and he's promising to use his own vast personal wealth to take on the gun lobby if necessary. the numbers are striking. 8,500 people die each year in gun violence. just since columbine, nearly 14 years ago, more than 30 mass murders involving guns. the list is chilling. >> shame on the nra. >> reporter: today, as protesters gathered outside its offices in washington, the nra again declined to comment on the debate, but th
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